Why the weight? a year of debate and unilateral action over pallet deliveries

Rase Distribution
 

The decision of Palletways member Rase Distribution to introduce a 750kg weight limit on domestic tail-lift deliveries has once again put the question of what constitutes a safe pallet weight before the haulage sector. The Lincolnshire firm, which was bought by Hazchem member HW Coates this year, introduced the limit after its new owners carried out a risk assessment on tail-lift deliveries. “HW Coates operates in an extremely safety conscious industry and it was shocked by the risks drivers are […]